The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 5 16
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 24 29 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 13.41% 22.31% 7.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.30% 69.05% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 5
Average salary £31,500 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.52% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £35,000 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Linux
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Abingdon region.

Operating Systems Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
103 42 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 57.54% 32.31% 29.23%
Number of salaries quoted 51 28 19
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +63.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

Linux
Salary Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Abingdon region.

Linux Salary Trend in Abingdon

Linux
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Abingdon region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Abingdon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 31 (56.36%) Windows
2 21 (38.18%) C++
2 21 (38.18%) Software Engineering
3 15 (27.27%) Python
3 15 (27.27%) Sophos
4 14 (25.45%) VMware
4 14 (25.45%) Computer Science
4 14 (25.45%) Windows Server
5 13 (23.64%) Firewall
5 13 (23.64%) Degree
6 12 (21.82%) Cisco
6 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
6 12 (21.82%) Data Centre
7 11 (20.00%) CUDA
7 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (20.00%) Parallel Programming
7 11 (20.00%) OO
7 11 (20.00%) OOD
7 11 (20.00%) OpenMP
8 10 (18.18%) SAN
8 10 (18.18%) CommVault
8 10 (18.18%) SolarWinds
8 10 (18.18%) PowerShell
9 9 (16.36%) Mentoring
9 9 (16.36%) Perl
10 8 (14.55%) PHP
10 8 (14.55%) ITIL
10 8 (14.55%) Bash Shell

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.91%) IIS
1 6 (10.91%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.45%) Apache
3 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.82%) Drupal
4 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) Firewall
2 10 (18.18%) SAN
3 7 (12.73%) DNS
3 7 (12.73%) Network Security
4 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.09%) Wireless
6 3 (5.45%) BGP
6 3 (5.45%) IPv6
6 3 (5.45%) OSPF
7 1 (1.82%) DHCP
7 1 (1.82%) Internet
7 1 (1.82%) Intranet
7 1 (1.82%) LAN
7 1 (1.82%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) Big Data
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (10.91%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.82%) Marketing
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Software Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Architect
4 7 (12.73%) Data Centre Architect
4 7 (12.73%) Technical Architect
4 7 (12.73%) VMware Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Kernel Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Kernel Software Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Software Support Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Systems Support
6 5 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) OpenMP
2 4 (7.27%) LAMP
3 3 (5.45%) Velocity
4 1 (1.82%) Ajax
4 1 (1.82%) CSS
4 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.82%) HTML
4 1 (1.82%) JSP
4 1 (1.82%) REST
4 1 (1.82%) SOAP
4 1 (1.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Computer Science
2 12 (21.82%) Data Centre
3 11 (20.00%) CUDA
4 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.45%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (56.36%) Windows
2 14 (25.45%) Windows Server
3 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (10.91%) CentOS
5 5 (9.09%) Solaris
5 5 (9.09%) Unix
6 3 (5.45%) Debian
6 3 (5.45%) Mac OS X
6 3 (5.45%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.64%) AIX
7 2 (3.64%) HPUX
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Software Engineering
2 11 (20.00%) OO
2 11 (20.00%) OOD
2 11 (20.00%) Parallel Programming
3 9 (16.36%) Mentoring
4 8 (14.55%) ITIL
4 8 (14.55%) Product Management
5 7 (12.73%) Load Balancing
5 7 (12.73%) Project Management
6 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.91%) Analytics
6 6 (10.91%) Coaching
6 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
7 5 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 5 (9.09%) Linux Kernel Development
7 5 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Incident Management
8 4 (7.27%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) C++
2 15 (27.27%) Python
3 10 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 9 (16.36%) Perl
5 8 (14.55%) Bash Shell
5 8 (14.55%) PHP
6 7 (12.73%) Java
7 6 (10.91%) C
7 6 (10.91%) C#
8 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Degree
2 7 (12.73%) PhD
3 4 (7.27%) MCP
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.45%) A+ Certification
4 3 (5.45%) LPIC
5 2 (3.64%) CCNA
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.82%) CISSP
6 1 (1.82%) MCSA
6 1 (1.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.45%) Corosync
3 3 (5.45%) Docker
3 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.45%) Postfix
3 3 (5.45%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.82%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) Nagios
2 6 (10.91%) Puppet
3 3 (5.45%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (5.45%) Legato
3 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Sophos
2 14 (25.45%) VMware
3 12 (21.82%) Cisco
4 10 (18.18%) CommVault
4 10 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 7 (12.73%) Juniper
5 7 (12.73%) Oracle
5 7 (12.73%) Veeam
6 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.45%) Dell
7 3 (5.45%) EMC
7 3 (5.45%) HP
7 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.64%) Acronis
8 2 (3.64%) Trend Micro
9 1 (1.82%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.82%) Sage
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